euphonium

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n euphonium a bass horn (brass wind instrument) that is the tenor of the tuba family
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Euphonium (Mus) A bass instrument of the saxhorn family.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n euphonium A musical instrument, consisting of a set of glass tubes, connected with graduated steel bars, to be put in vibration by the moistened finger: invented by Chladni in 1790.
    • n euphonium A musical instrument, the lowest or bass of the saxhorn family, having a compass of about three octaves upward from the second C below middle C. Its tone is powerful, but unsympathetic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Euphonium the bass instrument of the saxhorn family: a variation of the harmonica, invented by Chladni in 1790
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Euphony
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. euphōniaeu, well, phōnē, sound.

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Mullin's position in the Stockman band is that of euphonium soloist.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
The euphonium speaks readily in the lower register, but slowly, of course, owing to the long dip of the pistons.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
The pitch of the helicon is an octave below that of the euphonium.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

The USF Tuba- Euphonium Studio featured in a free concert.
The USF Tuba- Euphonium Ensemble, Jay Hunsberger Director with the USF Percussion Ensemble, Robert McCormick, Director.
Lehman helped spearhead a change from double-belled euphoniums to a single-belled instrument that produces a richer, more resonant sound.
He also developed a new form of mouthpiece for the euphonium .
Euphonium Ephimay in rare low brass concert at BVU.
A recital featuring Minnesota euphonium soloist David Kassler will be presented on the Buena Vista University campus on Tuesday, February 10th.
Euphonium Ephimay in rare low brass concert at BVU.
The USF Tuba -Euphonium Studio featured in a free concert.
The USF Tuba -Euphonium Ensemble, Jay Hunsberger Director with the USF Percussion Ensemble, Robert McCormick, Director.
Winston Morris and a tuba/euphonium quartet made up of the ensemble 's most talented musicians.
UGA tuba, euphonium players shine.
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In science:

As an example, the popular Caltech101 database contains a broad range of ob ject categories (including “brontosaurus”, “euphonium”, and “Garfield”), so that inter-class variation is large.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
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